Tag: Scriptures

Church of Scotland – Same-Sex Relationships and Ministry

The Church of Scotland (Presbyterian – not to be confused with the Scottish Episcopal Church) has released the report of its Theological Commission on Same-Sex Relationships and Ministry. You can download a copy here. The report (which is extensive) offers

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Thoughts on Synod

So the Manchester motion on Women Bishops failed to garner support, instead a motion was passed that pretty much asked the House of Bishops to look at the legislation before the summer session, but not to do anything substantial with

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Jesus in the Scriptures

Simply Awesome. Simply. Awesome.

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Does God Hate Sinners?

I got into a twitter conversation this afternoon on the subject of whether God hates sinners. The conversation was prompted by this Mark Driscoll video. Now, what do we make of that? There are a number of verses in Scripture

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While we’re waiting for Rowan…

Still no sign of an official response from Lambeth Palace to last week’s joys in Anaheim. While we wait, here’s a quote to ponder. It’s true that the election of a practising gay person as a bishop in the US

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Ruth and Naomi – An exegesis

Continuing the discussion of last week, I want to examine the covenant that Ruth makes with Naomi to see whether it can be used as any basis for celibate covenants. I understand that for some of my readers even contemplating

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